League of Women Voters of the United States Education Fund Board of Trustees

Board Meeting

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Marriott Metro Center

Washington, DC

 

Board Present

 

Elisabeth MacNamara

 Peggy Appler

carolyn Brown

Patricia Donath

Mary Klenz

Toni Larson

Janis McMillen

Karen Nicholson

Anne Schink

Norman Turrill

Linda Wassenich

Susan Wilson

 

Staff Members Present

 

Nancy Tate

 Zaida Arguedas

Greg Leatherwood

 

 

 

MacNamara called the meeting to order at 11:06 a.m.

 

Minutes

 

Donath moved that the minutes of the June 8, 2012 meeting of the LWVEF Board of Trustees be accepted as presented. Seconded. Passed.

 

Donath moved that the minutes of the June 12, 2012 meeting of the LWVEF Board of Trustees be accepted as presented. Seconded. Passed.

 

Treasurer’sReport

 

Donath moved that the financial report of the LWVEF dated June 30, 2012 be accepted and placed on file. Seconded. Passed.

 

Education Fund Projects

 

Tate briefly reviewed the funded projects for the new fiscal year – both those that are funded and those where decisions are pending.  She explained the challenge of developing new proposals this year, in light of the fact that the election-related work will effectively end in November. Possible projects related to health care, Social Security, and the US fiscal future are being considered.

 

Arguedas gave an update on and explained the challenges of the Broader Middle East and North Africa

(BMENA) project with the State Department.

 

Agriculture Study

 

Turrill outlined the next steps on the new Agriculture study, which will begin with recruiting and selecting members of the study committee.

 

MacNamara adjourned the meeting at 11:53 a.m.

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